ALFRED TARRANCE transitioned on March 11, 2022, peacefully surrounded by his loving wife Peggy of 50 years. Alfred was born on October 1, 1948, to Eugene Tarrance and Mary Louise (Redd) Tarrance. On June, 14, 1971, Alfred married his best friend, soulmate, and the love of his life, (Peggy McCormick). From this union two daughters were born, Lisa, and Tomeiko (deceased).
Alfred attended Washington D.C. Public Schools and attended Prince George’s Community College where he received a Degree of Associate In Arts – Child Care Assistant. Alfred enlisted in the United States Army in 1960’s. After leaving the military, he worked for the Department of Treasury, GSA, as a Federal Officer, at the Pentagon, Department of Army in the Motor Pool as a Chauffeur. He retired from the Department of Army in 1976.
Alfred was shy, kind, loving, clever and a spiritual person. Alfred loved studying the bible. He had a vast recall of the scriptures and stories from the bible. Alfred could not only quote scriptures but could tell you the chapter and verse as well. He often used this gift to minister to, enlighten and encourage others. Alfred loved music. Some of his favorite groups were Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, - Earth, Wind and Fire, The Eagles and Kansas. Back in the 1970’s and 1980’s Alfred, was in a group called Things & Stuff Band. He played bass guitar and a little bit piano. He wrote and composed several songs.
Preceded him in death, daughter, Tomeiko, 5 brothers; James Tarrance, Allen Wilhoit, Franklin Queen and Ernest Queen and a brother-n-law.
Alfred is survived by his loving wife, Peggy, one daughter, Lisa, 6 grandchildren, 4 sisters; Cecelia Garrison (South Carolina), Patricia Tarrance (Washington D.C.), Alice L. Wilhoit (Maryland), Betty Jean Queen, 3 brothers; Thomas Queen, (Maryland), Edward Queen (Pennsylvania) and Joseph C. Wilson (Maryland), 1 sister-n-law; Gail Hull Tarrance. 4 other sisters-n-law, 3 brothers-n-law, and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and other family and friends. ALFRED, We Will MISS You!
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